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Wednesdays on Walton Mardi Gras-Style Carnivale Concert
August 14, 2013
AmeriCU Credit Union’s inaugural downtown Armory Square summer concert series “Wednesdays on Walton” will continue Wednesday, August 14th at 5:00 PM with a Mardi Gras-style Carnivale featuring Leeron Zydeco and the Hot Tamales to benefit the Open Hand Theater. The event is FREE and kid-friendly, and is co-sponsored by the Romano Auto Dealerships, Budweiser, Fidelis Care, and the United States Army. Vendors for draught beer will be available at the event with food stations provided by various Armory Square restaurants. The event will also feature the winners of the Syracuse New Times Street Painting Festival creating sidewalk art, International Mime Chris Yerlig, impromptu performances by The Island Band, free caricature drawings by Endeavor Entertainment, the Open Hand Theater GIANT Festival Puppets, and Free Palm Reading with Madame Flora from GR8SHOW.com. Near the stage, Beak & Skiff will also host a tasting of their new line of hard ciders. Parts of Walton and Franklin Streets will be closed at 3PM. Souvenir cups with coupons and vouchers for Armory Square shops and restaurants will be available during the event at the AmeriCU Armory Square financial center, 200 Walton Street, with a $5(five) dollar donation to benefit the Open Hand Theater International Mask and Puppet Museum’s programming.
AmeriCU is holding the Wednesdays on Walton Concert series to encourage people to come downtown for a special evening and to explore the wonderful local shops, pubs, restaurants and service organizations that make Armory Square so exceptional. Wednesdays on Walton concerts are held the second Wednesday of each summer month (June 12th, July 10th, August 14th, and September 11th) from 5:00PM to 8:30PM.